I have decided to start getting in shape for my 28th year. Not that I am in bad shape now but I would like to be more tone. I would like to not throw my neck out while I am doing pilates to get my lower half trimmed up for summer. Ouch. I have decided to take a page from Shannon’s book at start exercising while Zoë takes her nap. I mean come on, it only takes twenty minutes. I can do twenty minutes.
Last week I got a catalog from Bliss Spa. I had never heard of them but I am always on the look out for new age defying type products so I took a peek. They have a zillion (OK, maybe only a million) fabulous beauty products but what really got my attention was their MBT shoes. These shoes are not only suppose to give you a rockin’ tush (just from walking) they also activate neglected muscles, improve posture and gait, tone and shape the body, reduce stress on hips, knees, and joints, can help with back, hip, leg, and foot problems. Who doesn’t love that? Just by walking? Count me in. (MBT stands for Masai Barefoot Technology. Here is their official website).
Anyhoo, it was so flipping hot last week that I decided to go with these sandals instead of the shoes. Summer time is coming up after all. I am not saying that they are the most attractive sandals on the planet, but they could be worse. I figure, if they work like they are supposed to, nobody will be looking at my feet anyway. That being said, I may try and talk Kel into getting me the shoes for Mother’s Day.
Now, back to my birthday. My birthday celebration started on Monday. My mom came over to celebrate Easter with us and stayed a couple extra days to watch Zoë so that Kel and I could have a nice adult birthday date. We went to The Melting Pot for dinner. I love that restaurant. It is just so much fun! Who doesn’t like melted cheese? Mmmmm, cheese. It was SO good and I ate so much that we almost went home after dinner instead of going to a movie. Almost.
What movie did I want to see for my birthday? That’s right, Blades of Glory, baby! I love figure skating and this movie just looked fabulously horrible. It did not disappoint. I am not even a Will Ferrel fan, but he was good. One of my favorite parts was all the cameos by famous figure skaters. Good times. I give it two thumbs up. Now if I could just get, "My lumps, my lumps, my lovely lady lumps" out of my head!
Wednesday was the big day and as you know we celebrated at Chuck E. Cheese. It was pretty fun. Total chaos and children gone wild, but fun. Zoë knew that she was going on Wednesday and as soon as she woke up that morning she wanted to get in the car and go. Boy, it must have seemed like 100 hours until dinner time. Here are some pictures of the main event, drawn by Chuck E. Cheese himself.